Mary Ann Crosson

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Crosson was born about 1818, in Vaughan, York, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Crosson, was 46 and her mother, Elizabeth Gower, was 31. She married George Jewitt on 23 January 1839, in Home Township, Algoma, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in York, Ontario, Canada in 1881. She died on 9 January 1872, in Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 55, and was buried in Brampton, Peel, Ontario, Canada.

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George Jewitt
Mary Ann Crosson
Marriage: 23 January 1839
John Jewitt
George Gibson Jewitt
Hannah Jane Jewitt
Thomas William Jewitt
Sarah Catherine Jewitt
Mary Ann Jewitt
Samuel Lewis Jewitt
Charles H. Jewitt

Sources (9)

  • Mary Long in household of Joseph Crosson, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mary Crawson, "Ontario, District Marriage Registers, 1801-1858"
  • Mary Ann Jewitt, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

World Events (2)

1867 · Ontario Founded

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.


British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Irish (Donegal): shortened and altered form of McCrossen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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